Following major destabilizing events, such as natural disasters and armed conflict, we work with communities to rebuild infrastructure and catalyze social and political reconstruction. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, we supported economic growth through investments in infrastructure, energy, agriculture, and neighborhood revitalization projects while supporting improved governance through investment in public institutions. Our programs also use re-socialization, reconciliation, and community empowerment to reintegrate refugees, internally displaced people, and former combatants into their communities.
Recovery and Reconstruction.
Building Peace in Libya
It is important to build stability and resiliency through civic engagement and community dialogue in Libya.
News: Innovating, Connecting, and Transforming Development at the ICT4D Conference
Innovations in technology have enhanced development impact across all sectors — from agriculture to education to health. From May 8 to 10, public, private, and civil society organizations from around the world will convene for the 2018 Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference in Lusaka, Zambia. Now in its 10th year, the conference…
3 Misconceptions that Limit Progress for Refugee Communities
As the world witnesses the largest displacement of individuals in human history, we must advocate for these communities, especially on World Refugee Day. But while most of us sympathize with the plight of refugees, there are three common misconceptions about today’s refugee crisis that impact sustainable refugee empowerment. For those looking to support refugees in…
Making Market Development Work When Crisis Hits
This blog post originally appeared on SEEP’s blog. Chemonics is a proud member of SEEP. Picture this: Your market development program is going well. Your strategy aligns with the national government’s objectives. Your donor is happy. Business owners are happy. People are getting jobs and earning income. The market is growing. And then a crisis…